The Dragon and the Raven: Or The Days of King Alfred - audiobook G. A. HENTY (1832 - 1902) During the reign of King Alfred, Danish forces have invaded the English countryside. Although the English try to repulse these attacks, they are overrun by the savagery and sheer numbers of the Danes. One of those deeply touched by these attacks is young Edmund. As a boy, he watched as his father was slain in battle fighting the Danes. Although young, he was intelligent, and noted the mistakes made on Read more [...]
Among Malay Pirates : a Tale of Adventure and Peril - audiobook G. A. HENTY (1832 - 1902) G. A . Henty was a prolific writer of historical fiction for young adults. In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates, have a couple of tales of India, a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California, and finish off escaping from captivity in China (Summary by annise) Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Action & Adventure Fiction, Historical Fiction Language: English Read more [...]
The Cat of Bubastes audiobook G. A. HENTY (1832 - 1902) G.A. Henty's "tale of ancient Egypt" tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken captive when his people are conquered by the Egyptians, and then becomes the servant and companion of Chebron, son of the high priest of Osiris. A mystery unfolds as the lads find evidence of a murderous conspiracy within the ranks of the priesthood; but they must then flee for their lives when they unintentionally kill the cat selected as the successor Read more [...]